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Why We Believe You Should Ditch Junk Food

"How to Stop Craving for Junk Food and Be Happy with Healthier Food” by Health Promotion Board, 2 Sep 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg Why Can't I Stop Those Food Cravings? We seek pleasure and avoid pain. When we gratify our cravings, our bodies reward us with feelings of pleasure. That's why it's sometimes just so hard to turn down unhealthy food such as a second helping of a greasy plate of your beloved char kway teow or that bowl of oily mutton soup. Every time we indulge in our food cravings, we are rewarded with feelings of pleasure! When you see sugar-laden

What Does the Healthier Choice Symbols Mean?

"10 Hidden Sugar Bombshells in Your Diet” by Health Promotion Board, 13 Nov 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg If you are a shopper looking for healthier food choices, all you have to do is to look out for the Healthier Choice Symbol​ If you are a shopper looking for healthier food choices, all you have to do is to look out for the Healthier Choice Symbol. Today, about 3500 different food products, spanning across 100 food categories such as convenience meals, sauces, beverages, snacks and breakfast cereals, have qualified for the HCS. Look out for the Healthier Choice Symbol Using the Healthier

10 Hidden Sugar Bombshells in Your Diet That You Need To Be Aware Of

"10 Hidden Sugar Bombshells in Your Diet” by Health Promotion Board, 13 Nov 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg Did you know that some of your favourite dishes contain more sugar than you would expect? Watch out for these hidden sugars shockers lurking in your favourite hawker fare. It is easy enough to avoid sweet food when you only want to eat healthy food. Just skip out on the desserts, ice-cream and sugared beverages. However, to ensure optimum nutrition for your family, especially nutrition for pregnancy and nutrition for children, you should also take note of the sugars hidden in your favourite

4 Reasons Why Your Body Will Thank You For High Fibre Intakes

“High Fibre for a Fit and Fabulous You” by Health Promotion Board, 15 Jan 2021, http://www.healthhub.sg Why Increase Fibre Intake? Everyone knows about the benefits of eating wholesome foods like fruit, vegetables, and wholegrains. They are power-packed with vitamins and minerals, and of course fibre which is important for a healthier diet. That’s all very well, and we know that a body needs vitamins and minerals for a balanced diet. But apart from helping regular bowel movements, is fibre really that important? What exactly is fibre, and why does eating more of it benefit our health? Basically, dietary fibre

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